| Apr 9, 2014
Birds and herbs in April
Two programs this month at the Williamsburg Botanical Garden offer birding information for kids and herb garden maintenance for adults. The programs are free, but a $5 donation is suggested by the garden. For more information,...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Bluebirds have been at it for weeks, and hummingbirds will be at it soon – nesting and feeding baby birds.
It's part of the magic of the spring season, an annual ritual that never grows old or boring.
Why do birds nest where they do – in...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 5:49 PM
The Huy Fong Foods Sriracha factory, makers of the popular hot sauce with the rooster on the label, may be ready for a big move.
Amid its current legal woes with the city of Irwindale, which voted last week to declare the factory a public nuisance, Huy...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Huy Fong Foods, maker of the famous Sriracha chili sauce, is considering leaving the city of Irwindale, and maybe even California, after the City Council declared the spicy odors from the company’s factory a public nuisance.
And of course, Texas...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 12:21 PM
State regulators gave the final go-ahead Tuesday to Old Dominion Electric Cooperative to start building a new $675 million power plant in Cecil County.
The new Wildcat Point Generation Facility, fueled by natural gas, will help Old Dominion meet the...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Don’t feed the plants! No seriously, don’t feed them. Plantation High School’s production of “Little Shop of Horrors” brought to life the eerie, yet funny show that gives all plants a bad name.
| Nov 29, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Kor Ecologic Inc. founder Jim Kor has been described as a shaggy introvert and hermit.
Yet this engineer is out to change the world with the Urbee, a unique hybrid vehicle that dares to be plastic, can zip across the country on 10 gallons of fuel and...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 3:03 PM
When scholar and author Xiangming Chen came to Trinity College several years ago to found the school's Center for Urban and Global Studies, he discovered that not much had been written about Hartford and other mid-sized cities in New England.
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:05 PM
A few Sundays ago, a group of us biked from Farmington to the Collinsville section of Canton on the rail trail, and then slowly rode around the village. It is exquisite, one of the loveliest and most historic village centers in the state.
| Mar 27, 2014
| 10:30 AM
I can't stop smiling.
I'm walking in Monet's famous gardens at Giverny (http://giverny.org/gardens/fcm/visitgb.htm) on a sunny day, gardens with nearly 100,000 plants and a riot of colorful flowers, not to mention the famous lily pads immortalized in...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Foxconn Technology Group, the Taiwanese manufacturer for tech firms such as Apple Inc., is looking to build a factory in the United States.
The major maker of iPhones and iPads is in talks with several states including Arizona and Colorado to set up a...